Building Healthy Futures for LGBT Children & Youth: The Family Acceptance Project—From Research to Practice & Policy

Monday, May 16, 2016
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM


J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 244
Marian Wright Edelman Institute
Marian Wright Edelman Institute
(415) 405-3976


The Family Acceptance Project (FAP) is the worlds first research, intervention, education and policy initiative that was founded to help ethnically and religiously diverse families to prevent risk and promote their LGBT childrens health and well-being in the context of their families, cultures and faith communities. Please join panelists Caitlin Ryan, PhD, ACSW (Director, Family Acceptance Project, SFSU), Lorraine Flores, LMFT (Deputy Director, Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara), and Erica Monasterio, MN, FNP-BC (Clinical Professor and Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Family Health Care Nursing, UCSF) for a panel presentation and open discussion on how this transformational work is being carried out in health, mental health and social service settings. See one of FAPs award-winning, research-based short documentary films that reflects the lived experiences of diverse LGBT youth and families and demonstrates how families learn to support their LGBT children.


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